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• Derwent River Charter 3-hour skippered charter sailing on the wonderful Derwent River. The charter involves sailing on one of the largest and most beautiful natural harbours in the world, with spectacular views of Hobart and Mt Wellington. Cost – $140 per adult, $100 per child under 12, infants free, family (2 adults and 2 children) $420. Private charters also available. Note - We need a minimum of 3 passengers or equivalent cost ($420) to make a trip viable. We can start planning with just one though. • Full Day Charter This full-day skippered yacht charter is a magnificent way to absorb the beauty of the Derwent River! Depending on the weather, this 8-hour cruise will take you to the end of the Derwent River and out into Storm Bay or the more sheltered waters of D'entrecasteaux Channel and Bruny Island. Cost – $400 per adult, $300 per child under 12, infants free, family (2 adults and 2 children) $1200. Private charters also available. Note - We need a minimum of 2 passengers or equivalent cost ($800) to make a trip viable. We can start planning with just one though. • Overnight Charter You can expect to see dolphins, seals and albatross, and whales during the migration seasons. Activities include swimming, snorkelling, scuba diving, kayaking, surfing, fishing, bushwalking, touring convict ruins, or just lazing about on the deck or strolling along one of the many brilliant white sandy beaches ... not to mention the thrill of sailing itself, even taking the helm (steering) if you like! Cost – $950 per adult, $650 per child under 12, infants free, family (2 adults and 2 children) $2850. Private charters also available. Note - We need a minimum of 3 passengers or equivalent cost ($2850) to make a trip viable. We can start planning with just one though. • East Coast Charter Sail past 90 meter high sea cliffs and spectacular rock formations, an Australian fur seal colony, secluded beaches where dense eucalypt forests grow down to the shore, and overnight in iconic locations like Port Arthur, Wineglass Bay and Maria Island. You can expect to sea dolphins, seals and albatross, and whales in season. Cost - For each 24-hour period the cost is $650 per adult, $450 per child (< 12>$1950 per family (2A+2C) and $350 per adult and $250 per child for an additional day (approx 8 hours). Departure times from the Hobart docks are flexible and bookings are essential. Note - We need a minimum of 3 passengers or equivalent cost to make a trip viable. We can start planning with just one. • Port Davey Charter For the memory of a lifetime book on one of our yacht charters to Port Davey on Tasmania’s rugged west coast. Port Davey is a Marine Reserve and part of the Tasmanian Wilderness World Heritage Area and the South West National Park. This journey will change your life. Cost - For each 24-hour period the cost is $750 per adult, $550 per child (< 12>$2250 per family (2A+2C) and $450 per adult and $350 per child for an additional day (approx 8 hours). Departure times from the Hobart docks are flexible and bookings are essential. Private charters are also available. Note - A minimum of 3 passengers or equivalent charge is required for a full sailing trip (to Port Davey and/or return). We can start planning with just one. There isn't a minimum number for those visiting us while we are located at Port Davey during March. • Twilight Yacht Races Be a part of the crew (as active as you want to be) in a real yacht race onboard a luxurious racing yacht. Twilight yacht races on the Derwent River are a magnificent tradition in Hobart; be a part of it and get your heart racing too. Dates for these races haven't been released yet but when they are they will be posted here. They will be on Thursdays from October 2015 through to March 2016 Helsal IV leaves King’s Pier Marina at 5:00 and returns at approximately 7:30pm. Cost – $95 per person. • Match Racing Two identical 62 foot luxury ocean racer/cruisers slug it out on the Derwent River following the last leg of the Sydney to Hobart yacht race. Sail aboard a veteran of three Sydney to Hobart races, Helsal IV, or Magic Miles. Take a turn at the helm, on the winches or sit back and enjoy the thrill of the race. The rivalry between the two boats is contagious! Cost – $190 per person. A minimum cost of $3000. • Sydney to Hobart Race SPECIAL We are offering a unique opportunity for adventure lovers to watch the yachts in the Sydney to Hobart race round the corner on the final leg of this epic race. We do two, two-day trips, the first leaves on the 28th of December and the second leaving on the 30th of December. We will be sailing to the Tasman Peninsula, home to Port Arthur, the Three Capes and iconic Tasman Island. Cost - $950 per person. There are no minimum numbers but places are limited so book soon! HOW TO BOOK You will need to pay a 10
We are owned and operated by Mark and Marsha. Both were born in Tasmania and lived almost all of their lives here and love sharing the often hidden wonders of their wild and magnificent island home.Marsha is a Registered Nurse, a great cook and enthusiastic sailor. Because she is still struggling to balance her passion for nursing with her love of sailing, she won’t always be a member of the crew. Gradually the lure of the sea will win … we hope!Mark spent many years as a forest ranger before a career as an academic at the University of Tasmania. This new direction enables him to share his enthusiasm and extensive knowledge of the natural and social history of the island and indulge his passion for playing in the ocean. The rest of the crew will vary, depending on the focus of the trip and the interests and needs of our passengers, but they will always be highly qualified and experienced. Because of the size of Helsal IV and Magic Miles, the skipper must hold a Master 5Skipper 3 or higher qualification and the deck crew must also have minimum qualifications to work on a commercial vessel.Any trip with this crew will inevitably include insights, fun and experiences that make it so much more than a sightseeing tour you only have to browse some of the Trip Advisor reviews to see that.
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